Posts by Greg Deffenbaugh

Benefits of Deploying the Avaya Surge™ Solution for Any IP Network | Avaya Blog

Benefits of Deploying the Avaya Surge™ Solution for Any IP Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • May 11, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 3 minutes to read
  • The Avaya Surge™ Solution is designed to work in an SDN Fx fabric environment. But many companies don’t have the luxury of deploying a full…
Avaya Surge™ Solution Makes Securing the IoT Easy for All Devices | Avaya Blog

Avaya Surge™ Solution Makes Securing the IoT Easy for All Devices

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • May 4, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Let’s explore how you can manage thousands of IoT devices while protecting your network and data from unnecessary risk. Often, we think newer devices will…
Secure IoT Deployments with Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture Solutions | Avaya Blog

Secure IoT Deployments with Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture Solutions

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 25, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • Let’s look at how to deploy the IoT in a safe and sane manner—a top-of-mind business challenge. Before diving into the technology, let’s remember why…
A Business-First Approach to Digital Transformation | Avaya Blog

A Business-First Approach to Digital Transformation

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes to read
  • In part I of this series, we explored the definitions of Digital Transformation, IoT, and Smart Enterprise. Digital transformation goes beyond normal organizational evolution. It…
Digital Transformation, the IoT, and the Smart Enterprise

Digital Transformation, the IoT, and the Smart Enterprise

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 12, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • I was given the title “Smart Enterprise” for a presentation at #AvayaEngage 2017. The presentation abstract mentioned Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT),…
Data Protection Part 3: Where Does Encryption fit into Data Protection?

Data Protection Part 3: Where Does Encryption fit into Data Protection?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • January 4, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 10 minutes to read
  • I’ve mentioned that the SNIA SDC Conference provided the catalyst for writing this blog series on data protection. (See part 1 and part 2.) While…
Learn how data breaches can be prevented with Avaya’s network segmentation and security solutions.

Data Protection Part 2: What About Unauthorized Data Access?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes to read
  • In part 1, we explored the physical loss of data, meaning the data is no longer available for access (intelligently) by anyone. There’s another, perhaps…
Learn what it means to lose data and how to protect yourself from data loss.

Data Protection Part 1: What Does it Mean to Lose Data?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 12, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I recently attended the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Developer Conference (SDC). It was very much a going-home event. I hadn’t thought about locks…
Avaya Demos Wireless Location Based Services at Avaya ENGAGE Dubai

Avaya Demos Wireless Location Based Services at Avaya ENGAGESM Dubai

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 9, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Wireless Location Based Services (WLBS) are usually discussed in the areas of customer or guest engagement. However, there are also valuable use cases in the…
Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • I grew up on a wheat farm in the 70s. I spent much of my teens and early 20s working on farm machinery, before starting…
How Wi-Fi Location-Based Services Can Step Up Your Public Safety Game

How Wi-Fi Location-Based Services Can Step Up Your Public Safety Game

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • October 27, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • My first job out of college was working on Sonar Systems for the U.S. Navy. Modern sonar systems passively listen in the ocean to identify…